June 2, 2018 Atlanta: The roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium is open as Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez celebrates his goal on a penalty kick with teammates while Miguel Almiron jumps on his back for a 1-0 lead against Philadelphia Union during the first half in a MLS soccer match on Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Photo: ccompton@ajc.com/Curtis Compton

Atlanta United receives support from Atlanta City Council

The Atlanta City Council on Monday will proclaim its support of Atlanta United in its quest to win the MLS Cup.

A proclamation of the City Council’s support will be issued at 1 p.m. at City Hall. The MLS Cup will be held Dec. 8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta United will host Portland.

The City Council also is asking city employees to wear their Atlanta United gear throughout the week as a show of support.

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